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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Men and Women What relationships between men and women were considered above reproach? What rules for getting married existed at the time of the play? What were the rules of courtship? -Men's misconceptions and misunderstanding of woman-Sexual conflict was mainly focused on which targeted love, hate, dishonesty, loyalty, and honor-Husbands were seen as the supreme authorities in and outside of the home-Fidelity and disloyalty was considered above reproach -Wives were seen as the weaker sex-A wifes disloyalty was above reproach and affected the husbands honor -Parents and relatives usually arranged the marriages-primary purpose of marriage, especially among the upper class, was to transfer property and forge alliances between extended family networks, or kin groups.-womans identity was covered by her husbands-Mothers had no legal rights over the guardianship of their children and any property that a woman possessed at the time of marriage came under the husbands control-Boys can marry at 14-Girls can marry at 12 The rules of courtship involved keeping a relationship secret, using others to communicate between lovers, giving small gifts as tokens of affection, and giving a more special gift as a secret symbol of engagement. Many of the courtship rules in the time in which Othello Other courtship rules included the lady's maid of honor serving as witness to both the engagement and any sex that came afterward, helping to hold the man accountable if he should try to break the engagement, especially if his lady was pregnant.was written were offshoots of older medieval traditions.
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